Christof Lehmann

Dr. Christof Lehmann is the founder and editor of nsnbc. He is a psychologist and independent political consultant on conflict and conflict resolution and a wide range of other political issues. His work with traumatized victims of conflict has led him to also pursue the work as political consultant. He is a lifelong activist for peace and justice, human rights, Palestinians rights to self-determination in Palestine, and he is working on the establishment of international institutions for the prosecution of all war crimes, also those committed by privileged nations. On 28 August 2011 he started his blog nsnbc, appalled by misrepresentations of the aggression against Libya and Syria. In March 2013 he turned nsnbc into a daily, independent, international on-line newspaper. He can be contacted at nsnbc international at

By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, February 11th, 2016

ELN Did Not Confirm Alleged Attack on Army Base in Colombia

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Colombian military and government sources accuse Colombia’s second-largest leftist guerrilla, the ELN, of having carried out a mortar attack against a military complex in Arauca, More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Monday, February 8th, 2016

German Chancellor Merkel and Turkish PM Davotoglu Discuss Refugee Pipelines

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : German Chancellor Angela Merkel headed for Turkey where she is meeting Prime Minister Ahmed Davotoglu and other Turkish officials for talks about the influx of refugees via Turkey into More...

By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, February 7th, 2016

Tunisia Reinforced Border to Libya to Counter Islamist Threat and Trafficking

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Tunisia has reinforced its border to Libya with a 200 km long trench and barrier. Electronic monitoring systems will soon be deployed. The barrier is meant to prevent the militants from More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, February 7th, 2016

Legal North Korean Satellite Launch Draws Superpower’s Condemnation

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) launched the Kwangmyongsong-4 observation satellite on Sunday. The legal launch prompted NATO, Russia and China to condemn or regret More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, January 31st, 2016

Geneva III Talks – Nothing New From The Syrian Front

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Geneva III talks on Syria have been launched after Geneva talks in 2012 and 2014 failed to deliver a peaceful solution to the war that began during the so-called Arab Spring in 2011. More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, January 30th, 2016

Thai Commerce and Industries Discuss Thailand – EEU Cooperation

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Representatives of Thailand’s Chamber of Commerce, the Federation of Industries and the Department of Export Promotion discussed the possibilities for increased cooperation with More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Friday, January 29th, 2016

Syrian “Opposition” Boycotts Peace Talks in Geneva

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Syrian “opposition’s” High Negotiations Committee (HNC), announced from the Saudi capital Riyadh that it would not participate in the peace talks in Geneva on Friday. More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, January 28th, 2016

ICC Starts Trial against Ousted Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The International Criminal Court launched the trail against Laurent Gbagbo. The Ivorian President was ousted in a French-backed coup in 2010 and has been in pre-trial detention at the More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Russia Invites Foreign Partners To Develop Occupied Japanese Islands

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Moscow has signaled that it is looking for “foreign partners” to develop Russian-occupied Japanese Islands while pressuring Tokyo to better make a quick decision if it wants More...

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff waves next to Ecuador's President Rafael Correa ahead of the CELAC head of states meeting in Quito, Ecuador, Jan. 26, 2016. | Photo: EFE
By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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CELAC Summit in Ecuador Aims At Peace, Social Justice and Sovereignty

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The heads of State of the 33 nations Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) met in Quito, Ecuador, on Wednesday. On the agenda are increased cooperation, Latin American More...